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File #: 2018-1171    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 12/4/2018 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action: 12/11/2018
Enactment date: 12/11/2018 Enactment #: 873
Effective date: 12/21/2018    
Title: Resolution amending Resolution No. 130 of 2018 effective March 16, 2018 by updating the continued designation of an Oakland Business Improvement District.
Sponsors: Bruce A. Kraus
Indexes: BID/NID (BUSINESS/NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS)
Attachments: 1. Attachment 2018-1171
Title
Resolution amending Resolution No. 130 of 2018 effective March 16, 2018 by updating the continued designation of an Oakland Business Improvement District.

Body
WHEREAS, pursuant to an act of December 19, 1996, P.L. 1158 (53 Pa. C.S.A. ? 5401 et seq.), as amended, known as the "Business Improvement District Act" (the "Act"), municipal corporations are authorized to establish areas designated as business improvement districts within commercial districts; and

WHEREAS, under the Act, Cities of the Second Class are authorized to create business improvement districts to acquire property for improvement and provide administrative services which improve the ability of the commercial establishment of the business improvement district to serve the customer, including, but not limited to, public relations programs, group advertising and district maintenance and security services; and

WHEREAS, City Council is empowered by the Act to authorize an assessment within a business improvement district based on the total cost of approved services and improvements; and

WHEREAS, the Oakland Business Improvement District was created as a business improvement district pursuant to Resolution No. 142, approved March 2, 1999, effective March 18, 1999; amended by Resolution No. 86 approved March 10, 2004, effective March 18, 2004; amended by Resolution 628 approved November 17, 2008, effective November 21, 2008 amended by Resolution 816, approved December 23, 2013, effective January 2, 2014; amended by Resolution 675, approved October 31, 2017, effective November 6, 2017; amended by Resolution 130, approved March 6, 2018, effective March 16, 2018; and

WHEREAS, at the behest of the Oakland Business Improvement District Board of Directors, and in order to keep up with the demands of Oakland's growth in vehicle and pedestrian traffic, the City has been presented with proposed updated terms for the continued designation of an Oakland Business Improvement District, as set forth herei...

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